Races, Carrots, dancing and the devils portion – La Fhéile Mícheal – Michaelmas – Autumn Equinox

The sun rises due east and sets due west on the equinox date, crossing almost at a right angle the Milky way as it stretches north to south, creating a giant cross in the sky from day to night. The Sun’s movement inscribes the line of balance across the sky dividing things into exactly two…